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   Zyrtec âSide-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

According to the FDA, side-effects from Zyrtec

®* are not common, but they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:

· dry mouth, nose, and throat
· drowsiness
· dizziness
· upset stomach

If you experience any of the following side-effects, call your doctor immediately:

· fast or irregular heartbeat
· difficulty urinating

*Zyrtec® is marketed by Pfizer for symptomatic relief from allergy side-effects. The active ingredient in Zyrtec® is cetirizine.


Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.

Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD